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Ideas of Andrew Shorten, by Text

[Irish, fl. 2016, At the Unviersity of Limerick, Ireland.]

2016 Contemporary Political Theory
01 p.8 Liberals treat individuals as mutual strangers, rather than as social beings
01 p.8 Liberal equality concerns rights, and liberal freedom concerns choice of ends
01 p.8 Liberalism should not make assumptions such as the value of choosing your own life plan
02 p.19 Liberal citizens have a moral requirement to respect freedom and equality
02 p.19 Constitutional Patriotism unites around political values (rather than national identity)
02 p.26 Liberal Nationalism encourages the promotion of nationalistic values
02 p.26 Liberal Nationalism says welfare states and democracy needed a shared sense of nationality
02 p.28 Liberal Nationalism is more communitarian, and Constitutional Patriotism more cosmopolitan
03 p.47 Religious toleration has been institutionalised by the separation of church and state
04 p.76 Representative should be either obedient, or sensible, or typical
04 p.84 There is 'mirror representation' when the institution statistically reflects the population
04 Box 4.1 p.81 In a changed situation a Mandated Representative can't keep promises and fight for constituents
05 p.109 Democracy is a method of selection, or it involves participation, or it concerns public discussion
05 p.111 Some say democracy is intrinsically valuable, others that it delivers good outcomes
06 p.167 Maybe the rational autonomous liberal individual is merely the result of domination
08 p.218 There are eight different ways in which groups of people can be oppressed [PG]
09 p.264 Utilitarians conflate acts and omissions; causing to drown and failing to save are the same